Newcombe Medal: Tomljanovic breaks through

Newcombe Medal nominee Ajla Tomljanovic enjoyed an impressive 2019, cracking the top 40, reaching five WTA quarterfinals and making her Australian Fed Cup debut. Melbourne, VIC, 2 December 2019 | tennis.com.au A consistent performer in 2019, Ajla Tomljanovic won more than 30 singles matches and debuted in the top 40

Barty finds perspective in Fed Cup final loss

“Even though it's bloody tough now, in a couple of days' time I think we'll be right,” says the pragmatic world No.1. Perth, WA, 10 November 2019 | Matt Trollope A devastated Ash Barty was still able to see the positives following Australia’s Fed Cup final loss to France on

Molik on Fed Cup final: “We gave everything today”

Alicia Molik says she has “no regrets” about how the Australian team prepared and performed in the Fed Cup final, but that the loss to France “hurts a lot”. Perth, Western Australia, 10 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Australia came tantalisingly close to its first Fed Cup title in 45

Stosur: “I’m sticking around for a little while yet”

While Sam Stosur absorbed the disappointment of Australia’s loss in the Fed Cup final, the enduring veteran is focused on enduring career in the competition.     Perth, WA, 10 November 2019 | Vivienne Christie With a Fed Cup career now in its 16th year, it’s only natural that Sam Stosur would

France beats Australia 3-2, wins 2019 Fed Cup

Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic combine brilliantly to beat Ash Barty and Sam Stosur in the decisive doubles rubber to win the Fed Cup title for France. Perth, WA, 10 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Caroline Garcia and Kristina Mladenovic combined to beat Ash Barty and Sam Stosur to

Tomljanovic levels Fed Cup final at 2-2

The 2019 Fed Cup final between Australia and France will be decided by the doubles rubber after Ajla Tomljanovic got the better of Pauline Parmentier in Perth. Perth, WA, 10 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Ajla Tomljanovic’s impressive victory over Pauline Parmentier in the second reverse singles rubber has left

Mladenovic stuns Barty to put France 2-1 ahead

Kristina Mladenovic recovers from a set down to end Ash Barty's 15-match Fed Cup winning streak, putting France one rubber away from the 2019 Fed Cup title. Perth, WA, 10 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Kristina Mladenovic has put France within one victory of the 2019 Fed Cup trophy thanks

Fed Cup final: Barty prepared for Mladenovic rematch on Day 2

Ash Barty hopes victory over Kristina Mladenovic in the first of the reverse singles will put Australia on course for its first Fed Cup title in 45 years. Perth, WA, 9 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Ash Barty lost her only previous singles meeting against Kristina Mladenovic in May.

Barty trounces Garcia to level Fed Cup final

Perth, WA, 9 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Australia’s Ash Barty double-bagelled Caroline Garcia in a masterful display to level the Fed Cup final against France on Saturday at Perth’s RAC Arena. The world No.1’s 6-0 6-0 victory in just 56 minutes means the tie is locked at 1-1 going into the

Mladenovic beats Tomljanovic, France up 1-0

Kristina Mladenovic gives France the perfect start in the 2019 Fed Cup final in Perth with a commanding win over Australian debutante Ajla Tomljanovic. Perth, WA, 9 November 2019 | Matt Trollope Kristina Mladenovic stormed to victory over Ajla Tomljanovic in the first singles rubber of the 2019 Fed Cup